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Dan Power

Greetings to all of my friends who work in the area of computerized decision support. This blog is a way for me to share stories from my encounters related to decision support, to comment on industry events, and to comment on other blogger's comments, especially those of my friends on the Business Intelligence Network. I'll try to state my opinions clearly and provide an old professor's perspective on how computers and information technology are changing the world. Decision making has always been my focus, and it will be in this blog as well. Your comments, feedback and questions are welcomed.

About the author >

Daniel J. "Dan" Power is a Professor of Information Systems and Management at the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa and the editor of DSSResources.com, the Web-based knowledge repository about computerized systems that support decision making; the editor of PlanningSkills.com; and the editor of DSS News, a bi-weekly e-newsletter. Dr. Power's research interests include the design and development of decision support systems and how these systems impact individual and organizational decision behavior.

Editor's Note: More articles and resources are available in Dan's BeyeNETWORK Expert Channel. Be sure to visit today!

by Daniel Power
Editor, DSSResources.com 

For at least one hundred years, warehousing has referred to the short- or long-term storage of items in a specially designed facility. Originally this general definition described the storage of inventory and other physical items. In the early 1990s, Bill Inmon advocated creating specialized data warehouses for decision support applications. The term data warehousing refers to the process of creating and maintaining a data warehouse.

Continue reading at http://dssresources.com/faq/index.php?action=artikel&id=307

Please cite as:

Power, D. J. "What are the basics of data warehousing?" Decision Support News, Vol. 15, No. 9, April 27, 2014 at URL http://dssresources.com/newsletters/369.php

Posted April 27, 2014 10:05 AM
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